Design Instructions

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Supplies Needed

  • 2    French Hook Ear Wire w/ SS 3mm Bead    (90-5120-02)
  • 2    Honeycomb Link   (94-3233-12)
  • 2    Honeybee Charm    (94-2118-12)
  • 2    Oval Jump Ring 20ga 4x3mm ID   (01-0018-01)
  • 2    Head Pin 2" 21ga    (01-0028-01)
  • 2    7mm Czech glass flower bead (Hibiscus Flower Beads from Raven's Journey shown)

Tools

  • Chain nose pliers (2)
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: Approx 2"

Designer: Tracy Proctor

Watch our technique videos on the TierraCast Blog (look for video on jump rings and simple loops).

 

Tips: When bending wire to form simple loops protect the top of the bead to avoid chipping or cracking.

 

Steps

  1. Open one jump ring and attach to Honeybee charm. Before closing attach to cell at one end of a Honeycomb link. Close jump ring.
  2. String one flower bead onto one head pin. Bend wire over at top of bead and use round nose pliers to form simple loop, trimming excess wire.
  3. Open loop on flower dangle and attach where desired on Honeycomb link. Close loop.
  4. Open loop on one ear wire and attach at other end of Honeycomb link.
  5. Repeat Steps 1-4 for second earring, turning Honeycomb link to face opposite direction.